category: gender studies and sexuality

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern Michigan University
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu

Call for Papers (New Deadline: 1 Nov. 2012)

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

November 7 – 9, 2012

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA

“The Harlem Community: Contemporary and Historical Enclave of Creativity”

Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century (Fort Worth, Texas; Nov. 2-3, 2012); Proposals due July 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Call for Papers: Sex and Cinema in the 21st Century

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?July15/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Deadline Extended

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

The Personal is Political Revisited: Investigating Notions of Place and Space, October 6th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts, University of Northampton
contact email: 
lisa.robertson@northampton.ac.uk

[REMINDER] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook Manhattan
October 13th, 2012

Keynote Lecture to be delivered by:
Una Chaudhuri

“Global Lives”

Ireland and Scotland : Conflicts and Cross Currents 9-11 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland/North East Irish Culture Network
contact email: 
Mr Colin Younger (NEICN Manager) colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Following the success of the previous nine international Irish Studies conferences, this year the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, invites papers for an interdisciplinary conferenc

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

CFP: The Rest is Silence (09/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
- Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
- Cicero

39th Annual African Literature Association conference--"Literature, Liberation, and the Law"--March 20-24, 2013, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Lewis/ College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Literature, Liberation, and the Law
The 39th annual conference of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Charleston, South Carolina, March 20-24, 2013

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Planets on the Table: Leave-Taking in 20th Century Poetry, NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

To live long enough and to have the kind of poetic career that seems to call for some formality of leave taking surely constitute a double blessing.

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

LAST CALL - World Picture Journal Annual Conference 2012 - ACTION - Brighton, UK

full name / name of organization: 
worldpicturejournal.com
contact email: 
worldpicturejournal@gmail.com

World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
2-3 November 2012

Theme: 'Action'

Keynote speakers:
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum - Food and masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
meredith.nash{at}utas.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum

[UPDATE] Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

[UPDATE] Kisses and a Love Letter: Reading Sexed Subjectivity in Anglophone Literature and Visual Arts after Lacan’s Seminar XX

full name / name of organization: 
One-day Conference: Friday, March 22, 2013, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France.
contact email: 
jmurray@univ-fcomte.fr

Deadline extended to July 30.

Kisses and a Love Letter: Reading Sexed Subjectivity in Anglophone Literature and Visual Arts after Lacan’s Seminar XX

Gender inequality in Parliaments

full name / name of organization: 
Dorota Opyd/ University of Liverpool
contact email: 
dorothyp@liverpool.ac.uk

Gender inequality in political sphere.
Gender under-representation in parliaments.
Media coverage of women politicians.
Socio-cultural barriers towards women politicians.

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) - Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Call For Papers

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013

Feeling Like Langland (Kalamazoo May 9-12, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
radavis@uci.edu

This session addresses a vital and evolving field of research that comprises investigations into the history of emotion, theories of affect, and representations of cognition and sensory perception.

CFP [Book Collection]: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (7/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Book Collection
contact email: 
Editor: Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu


[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Arthurian Monster Quest: Investigating the Monsters of the Arthurian Tradition, Medieval through Modern (Kalamazoo 2013; 9/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN MONSTER QUEST

Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA, WGSC
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Chairs of the pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals. Unless otherwise stated, proposals are due by September 30th.

C PRACSIS International Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India 13 & 14 October, 2012 • Thrissur, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.in

South-Indian cinema, from its inception, has exhibited unique yet subtle moves in technology, production, distribution, consumption, spectatorship, aesthetics, and representation.

cfp IUAES 2013: Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux

full name / name of organization: 
Araceli González-Vázquez (Collège de France)
contact email: 
lacuerre@gmail.com

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013

[UPDATE] -- Deadline Extended -- “The Spaces of Women’s Studies,” SAMLA (Durham, NC) November 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Magill / SAMLA
contact email: 
magillde@longwood.edu

“The Spaces of Women’s Studies” – SAMLA Women’s Studies session

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

International Pynchon Week 2013: 5-8 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

CFP: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING
contact email: 
mf.soeting@vu.nl

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

Call for Papers

Announcing the 2012 Summer launch of
an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal on Life Writing

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Rukeyser Centenary Conference/Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Daumer
contact email: 
edaumer@emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University will mark the centenary of Muriel Rukeyser’s birth with a Conference/Symposium (March 15-16, 2013).

Wanderers, Wayfarers, & Exiles in Medieval Literature - Medieval Literature Session at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ppurser@lander.edu

Medieval literature is filled with exiles, wanderers, wayfarers, journeymen, and pilgrims.

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

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